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Queen Katherine's Dream: P.734-1985

Object information

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Queen Katherine's Dream
King Henry VIII
Shakespeare's Plays


Printmaker: Blake, William
Draughtsman: Fuseli, Johann Heinrich



Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1804-05-12


Plate extracted from Shakespeare's Plays, edited by George Steevens, London: F. and C. Rivington, 1804

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 159 mm Width 95 mm
Sheet Height 209 mm Width 128 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Fuseli inv.
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Blake sculp.
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Publish'd May 12 1804, by F & C Rivington, St Paul's Church Yard.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.734-1985
Primary reference Number: 31828
Bentley: 498
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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